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Credit Evaluation

Important Information

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  • You will receive a preliminary transfer credit evaluation at the time of acceptance from the Admissions Office. After you pay your deposit, you will be able to access your official credit evaluation at:
    https://my.longwood.edu
  • You will be prompted for your username and password.  Once logged into mylongwood, click on the "student" tab. Here you will be able to access your transfer credit
  • Contact the Registration Office for a copy of the appeals process if you have any questions regarding your transfer credit.
  • No transfer credit is awarded for developmental or orientation courses.
  • Transfer credit does not necessarily satisfy Longwood's general education, degree or major requirements.
  • "D" grades earned that are not part of a completed AA, AS, or AA&S will not transfer.
  • "D" grades earned as part of the AA, AS, or AA&S degree from the Virginia Community College System, Richard Bland College or the Maryland Community College System will transfer if there are no restrictions for "D" grades for native students.
  • Grades and transfer hours are not included in the Longwood GPA.
  • A minimum of 25% of the degree credit, with 30 hours at the upper level, must be earned at Longwood in order to graduate.
  • Two courses with essentially the same content cannot both be counted toward the same degree.
  • Veterans may earn 2 PE credits if they submit a Report of Separation (DD214).

For additional information regarding the transfer of credits, please visit the Registration Office web site.

 

Catalog Option

Transfer students have two options for determining the appropriate Longwood catalog to follow. You may select:

(1) the Catalog used by students who have earned the same number of credit hours you have earned

OR

(2) the Catalog used by students entering Longwood the same academic year you are entering

You will need to notify the Registration Office if you select option (1). Otherwise it is assumed that you will follow the catalog for the academic year you enter Longwood.

 

Class Standing

The classification of a student depends on the number of semester hours earned:

  • Freshman - 24 or fewer semester hours of credit
  • Sophomore - 25-55 semester hours of credit
  • Junior - 56-88 semester hours of credit
  • Senior - 89 or more semester hours of credit.